From Peer to Peer training in Leuven

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The training of our project took place in Leuven, Belgium from September 30th to October 8th of 2017. Our project aims to contribute to a better education from the point of view of social inclusion, combating discrimination, segregation and bullying. So, those nine days hosted by Melanie Van Oort from UC Leuven-Limburg, we exchanged educational methodologies that focused on those issues.

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Second transnational meeting of the project

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The second meeting of From Peer to Peer took place in Budapest last week and it was hosted by Wesley János School. The project is a European Erasmus + project that aims to contribute to a better education from the point of view of social inclusion, combating discrimination, segregation and bullying. In this sense, it aims to provide support and tools to schools that address situations of bullying and discrimination, affecting the proper growth and development of students, with the aim of achieving more inclusive educational processes, generated from the base and the people involved in phenomena as the main protagonists.

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What contributes to students’ well-being at school?

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The OECD Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) examines not just what students know in science, reading and mathematics, but what they can do with what they know. Results from PISA show educators and policy makers the quality and equity of learning outcomes achieved elsewhere, and allow them to learn from the policies and practices applied in other countries. Students’ Well-Being is one of five volumes that present the results of the PISA survey, the sixth round of the triennial assessment. It explores a comprehensive set of well-being indicators for adolescents that covers both negative outcomes (e.g. anxiety, low performance) and the positive impulses that promote healthy development (e.g. interest, engagement, motivation to achieve).

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